Longtime Indianapolis reporter and anchor, Howard Caldwell, died Monday the Indy Channel reports. He was 92.
Caldwell started at WFBM, which preceded WRTV, in May 1959. He retired full time from the ABC affiliate Indianapolis in 1994.
He was inducted into the Indiana Journalism Hall of Fame in 1991 and the Indiana Broadcast Pioneers Hall of Fame.
His former co-worker at RTV6, Kevin Gregory, talked about Caldwell in a Facebook post yesterday.
“Howard grew up in Irvington and graduated from Howe High School and Butler University. He’s a World War II veteran, long time RTV6 news anchor and an accomplished author. On a personal note, Howard was a mentor, friend and an inspiration to me. I’m forever grateful for our friendship,” he said.